PEYTON, Sir Henry, 2nd Bt. (1779-1854), of Doddington, Cambs. and Swift's House, Bicester, Oxon.
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Family and Education
b. 1 July 1779, 1st s. of Sir Henry Peyton†, 1st Bt., of Doddington by Frances, da. of Sir John Rous†, 5th Bt., of Henham Hall, Suff. educ. Harrow 1790-5; Christ Church, Oxf. 1797-9. m. 7 July 1803, Harriet, da, of James Fitzhugh of Portland Place, Mdx., wid. of James Bradshaw of Portland Place, 1s. surv. suc. fa. as 2nd Bt. 1 May 1789.
Sheriff Cambs. and Hunts. 1808-9.
Cornet, Alton and Petersfield yeomanry 1803, lt. 1804.
Peyton’s father had sat for Cambridgeshire with the goodwill of the Duke of Rutland and Lord Hardwicke, the leading interests. Encouraged b